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Planet Earth

Science Tattoo Friday: Contains Carbon

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerOctober 19, 2007 7:08 PM

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"I am a biochemist, studying to be a molecular biologist, and the tattoo I am sending is the entry for carbon on the periodic table of elements. Since all living things on this planet at least are carbon based, from a chemical standpoint, it doesn't get much more basic than carbon. Hence the tattoo." --Erin The call for science tattoos has brought 81 images now. After two months, they keep coming.

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